MAPme: Applications for Humanitarian Mapping?

MAPme can be used to “create anything from travel guides for any entire country, or a detailed view of a specific street. The maps can be personal (and private if required) or community based (where content is moderated) or a complete free for all (where anyone can contribute). Hopefully these various map ‘types’ will give map creators enough flexibility to adjust the way that other people view and relate to the maps they create. Users can add images, videos and comments, which means that the map content can be dynamic. Other features are on the way, including the ability to add trails and a Facebook Application.”

Adding an SMS component like Ushahidi and the Humanitarian Sensor Web would make the tool even more interesting.

Patrick Philippe Meier

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